Summer Opportunities with J13 Community

We invite you to join our 3-week program, May 27th – June 14th where your loved one with IDD will create unforgettable memories with new friends while engaging in meaningful social, recreational and volunteer activities in the local community!

Round Rock ISD Teams up with J13 Community

In collaboration with Crux Climbing Center and Round Rock ISD Adult Transition Services we celebrated another day of empowering students to reach new heights through our Learn the Ropes event earlier this month! Days before the event, J13 Community volunteers visited students and educators to provide sensory exposure with the adaptive climbing … Read more

BETA IS BACK This December!

We invite you to sign up for BETA and come explore Crux Climbing Center for another empowering, adaptive climbing day on Saturday, 12/09. Last BETA was an unforgettable experience for participants and their families! Don’t forget to grab your exclusive BETA shirt and a portion of the proceeds will be … Read more


A BIG thank you to Cidercade Austin for partnering with us to create life-long memories at the best arcade in Austin earlier this month! Friends and Community Coaches took on indoor Skee-Ball, Drag Racing and multiplayer Pac-Man while parents shared each other’s journeys on the outdoor patio. We had several … Read more

Crux Climbing Center and John 13 Community BETA Recap!

Thank you to our supporters, Crux Climbing Center staff and volunteers who made “Be Empowered To Ascend” a smashing success! Both sessions were completely filled on 12/03, as individuals with all abilities took on “The Canyon” at Crux South to kick off December. Top-rope-certified Volunteers showed up early to receive … Read more

John 13 Community Partners with Crux Climbing Center for BETA

Join Crux Climbing Center and John 13 Community for a day of adaptive climbing! We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Crux Climbing Center South to make participation in their adaptive climbing program free of cost! Come join us on December 3rd at Crux South in Austin, … Read more

Collaborating with Autism Labs to Share Individualized Supports

At John 13 Community, our goal is to provide each citizen with personalized living accommodations and individualized support that promotes independence and safety. While we are working with developers and other professionals to plan our community’s first homes, the J13 approach for joyful, purposeful lives is meeting citizens where they … Read more

On the Hunt for Property in Central Texas

Hello family and friends of John 13 Community! After several months of collaboration between our board of directors to establish John 13 Community as an official 501(C)(3) non-profit organization, we are now on the move to find property in Central Texas which will serve our first 3 citizens and house … Read more